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Obsess Over The Details

(The following is an edited excerpt from Pat Sullivan’s new ebook, “10 Keys To Entrepreneurial Success From a Two-Time Entrepreneur Of The Year.”) Details are usually the difference between success and failure. There are a lot of details in life I really don’t care that much about. Just give me the overview. But when it… Read More

A Vital Key For Entrepreneurial Success

Answer the big question and you and your team will answer a thousand little questions. Whether it’s about positioning or something else, if your people keep coming to you with lots of questions, it’s usually because you haven’t answered a big question. (In past blogs, Why “And” is a Bad Word and Positioning Contatta, Pat… Read More

Pat Sullivan Nominated for Lifetime Achievement Award

Honoring a career that’s spanned nearly three decades, Contatta’s Pat Sullivan has been nominated for a lifetime achievement award by The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC). Honoring a career that’s spanned nearly three decades, Contatta’s Pat Sullivan has been nominated for a lifetime achievement award by The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC). Voting began June 2. The… Read More

Transparency is Simply Good Business

(The following is an excerpt from 10 Keys To Entrepreneurial Success From a Two-Time Entrepreneur Of The Year, a new ebook by Pat Sullivan) When it comes to running my businesses, honesty isn’t just the best policy–it’s the only policy. And if you want to succeed as an entrepreneur, what they see had better be… Read More

Singing and Dancing

I always want to know if an entrepreneur I meet can sing and dance.  That is to say, I want to know if he/she has the ability to sense any situation and adapt to it as needed. I always want to know if an entrepreneur I meet can sing and dance.  That is to say,… Read More